WHO WE ARE
The Yampa Valley Community Foundation is the primary source for philanthropic resources and education for donors and nonprofit organizations in Northwest Colorado. We promote thoughtful, individualized charitable giving and create endowments that have meaningful impact in the Yampa Valley.
Healthy communities rely on quality nonprofit organizations, and quality nonprofits rely on sustainable funding. We are proud to support our local nonprofit ecosystem through our annual Community Grant Cycle, which recognizes and rewards nonprofit programs that are creating meaningful change in our communities.
Million Granted to date
Thousand 2016 Grants
Million 2015 assets
LATEST NEWS & EVENTS
The Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund to host Community Trail Celebration PartyIn 2017, over 400 donors came together and donated a total of $118,100 to support the maintenance of our local trails. As a community, we will together to celebrate all our diverse trails users on Thursday, January 25th. Donors and those who want to become donors are welcome to join with other trail...
2017: THE STORY IN THE NUMBERS2017: THE STORY IN THE NUMBERS If the data from 2017 could talk, it would tell not only the story of the substantial impact made in 2017 but of the solid foundation, we are building for tomorrow. 1.7 million dollars in local charitable giving facilitated through YVCF in 2017. This number represents the largest...
19 JanA Taste of History: Historic Cooking Methods, Recipes & Food Tastings
Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum, Nancy Mucklow and friends the third Friday of the month at NOON (Jan.-Mar. 2018) for a culinary journey through the past. Taste the history and family traditions that are held in family recipes and cooking methods from Routt County. Food tastings available for the audience. FREE but...Read More
20 JanFood Aid – A Benefit for LiftUp
Food Aid – A Benefit for LiftUp Website: liftuprc.org Event Details: Join us January 20th, 2018 at The Chief Theater for our first-annual Food Aid fundraiser, featuring the Stars of Steamboat. Tickets are $30, VIP tickets (which include choice of seats, early entry, light appetizers and a drink) are $50. Doors open at...Read More
23 JanTalking Green: Simple, Serious, Solvable
Event Name: Talking Green: Simple, Serious, Solvable Event Website: http://www.yvsc.org/talking-green-simple-serious-and-solvable-the-three-ss-of-climate-change/ Event Date: Tuesday, January 23 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – Bud Werner Memorial Library Library Hall, 1289 Lincoln Ave Event Details: Professor Scott Denning received his B.A. in Geological Sciences from the University of Maine in 1984, and his M.S. and Ph.D....Read More